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prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just a dream. garcia is ready to come out of the shadows, as president obama put it. a volunteer acting together says families may not have to live in constant fear of deportation. >> the children, the children are
reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill, a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see things once off the table for agreement and discussion. being on the table. >> reporter: there are potential sticking points. >> i think enforce many has to be a big part of it. >> reporter:
obama is taking the case for immigration reform to the public today and las vegas. he is trying to gain support for his proposals for giving millions of the illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. he also proposes making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled another plan yesterday as solution to the immigration problem deluded president obama and his first term. while selling became a nonstarter for president bush. even though he pushed for in his eight years in office. >> needs to army chief has warned of the collapse of the state of the local crisis and the nation for nearly a week continues. the warning comes as the country sinks deeper into chaos and lawlessness. the thames by islamist president to stem a wave of political violence appeared said have made no headway. some 60 people have been killed and the unrest that began last thursday. the airline the u.s. has signed an agreement with the west african country of niger that clears the way for a step up and the american military presence in the compacountry. t
has come forward to file a report. >>> president obama unveiled his plan for immigration reform today, saying now is the time to fix broken laws. cbs reporter introduces us to a california family who hopes the president is right. >> helps his mother at one of the family's two dry cleaners in southern california. >> do you feel like an american success story? >> i do. my parents have worked so hard and everything i am, everything my sister is, we owe to them. >> the family's immigration status is complicated. him and his sister were brought from mexico as children. president obama's deferred action program allows them to stay for work and school. their younger siblings were born in the u.s. their parents have been here illegally for 22 years. their father declined to appear on camera. they have earned a path to citizenship. >> i have my own business. i'm living here like an american citizen because i pay the taxes. >> jeff martin is with the federation for american immigration reform. a group that lobbies for strict immigration enforcement. >> they have been in the country break
campaigns. >> the president prepares to take some knocks again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after b
of the aisle that we have to end at a comprehensive and immigration reform. >> president obama is expected to push new immigration reform. his call to get his top presidential legislation for his second term. >> let us find out about the forecast. >> and good morning james. it is clear we do not have many areas of dense fog. we do have high clouds. looking at downtown san francisco 46 degree weather. low '40's in concord. upper '30's in livermore. as we see where temperatures go throughout the day by 8:00 a.m. the purple on your screen indicates those locations in the '40's. we will hold onto upper '30's for vallejo and toward napa. setting the clock into motion by lunchtime everyone makes their way into the 50s. heading into 8:00 p.m. you will see a mix of fifties around the heart of the bay and '40's for amylin spots. >> a mild day. expect a lot of sunshine, high clouds, and upper 50s in the south bay. >> san jose 58. 57 in santa clara. similar in the east bay. 57 for concord and danville. 58 in union city. >> in san francisco 58 degrees a lot of sunshine. 56 and richmond. mid-60's for n
tight lipped about a possible motive. >>> president obama is urging congress to pass an immigration reform bill quickly to avoid more endless debate. the president went to las vegas to strengthen border security and create a pathway for millions of undocumented immigrants to become citizens. opponents say the plan cannot become a way to reward people for breaking current immigration laws. >>> the state department will hold a welcome ceremony for john kerry on monday. kerry easily won confirmation to become the next secretary of state. he won that confirmation from his senate colleagues today. no date has been set yet for his swearing in. friday will be the last day for hillary rodham clinton as secretary of state. >>> it's a story you saw first on news 4. tonight, we are getting answers to when the long-awaited streetcars could finally be running in northeast d.c. the tracks are ready but sources say it will likely be 2014 at the earliest before they are up and running along h street. the city originally said the cars would start in 2012 and then changed it to late 2013 and now it a
again. mr. obama will press immigration reform starting with a trip to las vegas on tuesday and trying to make promises on what he failed to deliver on the first term. >> we are going without a clear statement of poll sigh which is unacceptable. >> it includes a pathway of citizenship for illegal immigrants. some conservative lawmakers are not on board with that idea. it may be pushing more toward an agreement. >> i am confident and guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> abc news, new york. >> new at 11:00, a couple was rescued from the icy hudson river after their plane crashed and sank. police say the couple was on a sight seeing trip. the plane crashed late this afternoon. the couple was wearing life vests and they were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes and are hospitalized in stable condition. >>> some extraordinary video from turkey tonight. what you are looking at is the trail left in the sky of a plane with an engine on fire. somebody took these pictures after being hit by lightning. there is panic in the cabin. the
. >> president obama is taking the case for immigration reform to the public today and lost vegas. he is trying to gain support for his proposals for given millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. he also proposes making improvements to the legal administration system and border security. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a another plan yesterday, a solution to the immigration problem that included president obama and his first term. also they became a nonstarter for president bush. even though he pushed for it in his eight years in office. >> we will be right back. new nehoney nenchencof oofs sgreegryoguyo and aholehorainra herehe we goe honehoy corncoflakesaknd ndunksunf grf k yok rt.rt i'i'm tasttag bog the togurog d thd honehoat tat sam stimeti new how ney buy hes he oat ogrer i'm like dkeginggith yog yt. i feelfe healtea.. >> the traffic has been cleared from 880. it has been moved over to the right shoulder. i do not expect things to get worse. we have already started to clear up some of the release slow traffic. it is however affecting the ride on 238 and 580 westb
yesterday mr. obama outlined his plan for reform. so what will it mean for california and the nation? let's bring in political analyst lay larry gerston. nothing is random in politics so why now? >> reporter: it's about the numbers, raj. latinos are now 17% of the nation. they were 10% of the vote in 2012, and that's up from 2% in 1992. politically latinos no longer can be ignored especially as they get close to influencing outcomes in red states like arizona and texas as they have already done in new mexico, colorado, and florida. >> you bring up latino voters who are citizens, so why is immigration such a big issue? is it a trickle down effect? >> great question. i think there are two reasons. >> reporter: of course they recall the difficulties with gaining their citizen shship an second, many have relatives or friends here illegally because democrats have pressed this issue and republicans have resisted it more than seven out of at the point latino voters voted for barack obama, the democrat,2012. there's your connection. >> so it's a big issue around the country but especially i would
reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the midwest over the weekend, and it could spread misery to millions of people in the east as the workweek begins. >> just what we wanted to hear. >>> later this half hour, the inmate who broke out of jail, oh, no, not once, but twice. how his latest escape went unnoticed for a few days. >> how does that happen? once you break out once, don't you sort of have a little led flag around you? >> you would think they have a closer eye on you. but some criminals are smart, though. >> not many. >> this guy is clearly an overachiever. >>> lawmakers have reached an agreement on immigration reform. under a plan being announc
again. mr. obama will press immigration reform, starting with a strip to las vegas on tuesday, trying to make good on promises that he failed to deliver in his first term. >> we have been going for maybe 25 years without a clear statement about immigration policy. that's unacceptable in this nation. >> reporter: the president's agenda includes a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> i'm confident, guardedly optimistic that this time we can get it done. >> reporter: the president won more than 70% of the latino vote in november. larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >> what a difference four years makes. people were speculating she's going to run. this was the president's tacit way of endorsing her and it was kind of a thank you smooch to bill clinton, because bill played such a big role in obama's re-election. >> it was quite the love fest. their body language, they were leaning in. >> tickling each other. >> i don't think we would have ever, ever thought we would see something like that during the primaries. they were at each other's throats. >> it was rough. >> all of those
. president obama plans to make his own push for immigration reform tomorrow. >> reporter: we talked to a lot of undocumented workers in the canal district. some of whom have been lining up here for years for day labor jobs. many didn't hope for more until today. pedro garcia says he spent the past decade living in the so- called shadows. >> i've been here for a long time, and i just want to see my family. >> reporter: as one of the country's 11 million undocumented workers, he may soon be granted legal status. >> a couple years back, we were able to get that. it feels good. >> reporter: today's announcement is a 180-degree departure from a time when fear of deportation. >> there have been increasing numbers of deported people every year, since obama took office. >> reporter: she hopes the grand plan unveiled by senators today leads to real reform. >> i've been in practice since 1990. so the issue has come up several times, but major reform has only happened once in my career. >> it's just time, you know? >> reporter: the executive director of the canal alliance is cautiously optimistic. >> l
that partnership renewed and possibly looking for grant money to pay for it. live in oakland. >> president obama today used the power of his office to call for immigration reform in the united states. >> common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. >> audiences around the country gathered to watch the speech. the president said his immigration reform proposal includes strengthening the u.s. border, cracking down on businesses that hire undocumented workerrers, streamlining the immigration system and holding undocumented immigrants accountable before they can become citizens. >>> california's all important snow pack shrank in january. measurements showed snow levels are at 93% of average for this date. earlier this month that figure was at 134%. water surveyors blamed the drop on dry conditions. snowfall was only 13% of average in january. >> it has been a dry january. bill martin joins us now from the weather center to tell us if this dry spell will last through the super bowl weekend. >> january has been dry. december was very wet. thank goodness for that. we haven't seen much rain. we are n
. >> happening now. president obama is expected to leave the white house to travel to las vegas and that's ere he will lay out his vision for immigration reform. he is calling for a pathway citizenship for the illegal immigrants and more effective mechanisms for employers to verify a worker's status. it comes after a bipartisan group of workers created a frame work for 11 million people living here illegally in the u.s.. it happened today in washington d.c.. senate expected to confirm john kerry as secretary of state. confirmation hearings went well. president obama nominated the massachusetts senator to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. with kerry's confirmation all but assured. secretary clinton will officially leave her post at the state department by this friday. >> steve ballmer is distancing his group that is trying to buy the sacramento king and move to seattle. microsoft is not taking part in the group trying to buy the cimmings. ballmeris involved as a individual and not microsoft ceo. there was controversy when the state was asked to review the business relationship i
in the bay area and in new orleans. >>> this morning, president obama is traveling to las vegas where he will lay out his proposals for comprehensive immigration reform. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their plan for immigration reform yesterday on capitol hill. coming up at 7:15, the key difference between the president's approach to immigration reform and the senator's plan. >>> tonight, there is a public hearing on plans to improve the greenbrae interchange in marin county. caltrans wants to demolish a pedestrian overcrossing on the 1011 and replace it with an -- 101 and replace it with an elevated freeway. transportation official says the $143 million project will improve safety and reduce congestion. opponents say the project costs too much money. tonight's meeting starts at the redwood high school cafeteria in larkspur. >>> hey, sal, what's the latest on that crash in hayward. >> they just moved it out of the lanes. 880 southbound at highway 92. this crash was in the lanes for a while. this is the second crash in this area this morning. we had an earlier one northbound. tra
% of latino votes went to president obama. the republican senator mark arubio, was a key member of the senate reform team. >> we also have to insure we don't do anything that encouples people to come here legally in the future. we're dealing with 11 million human beings. >> for its part, the white house welcomed the deal. they will travel to nevada to lay out his vision, which overlaps with the senate version. >> the president believes it's important we move forward on comprehensive immigration reform. >> the passage is widely expected in the senate, but the roadblock could come in the house and republican conservatives voiced concerns and holding the u.s. border security are closed. house speaker john boehner indicated he would allow the senate version of immigration reform to come up for a vote in the house if it passes the senate; how far, this bill has several stop gaps built into it and would not allow the citizenship to go forward until the goals of border security are first met. >>> a jury now deciding the fate of a former police officer accused of murder. daniel harmon wright is charg
college students from a nearby campus. >>> one day before president obama kicks off his push for immigration reform in las vegas, a group of democratic and republican senators, including marco rubio, are unveiling their own. the bipartisan plan offers a path to residency, even citizenship, for millions of immigrants who are in the united states illegally. it also calls for an employment verification system that prevents identity theft and would add hiring of unauthorized workers in the future. >>> for the past four years, president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton have shared the world stage and a few laughs, but laughs were few and far between when both were running for president. >> while i was working on those streets, you were a corporate lawyer sitting on the board of walmart. >> you were practicing law and representing your contributors resco in his slum landlord business in inner city chicago. >> ouch, ouch, ouch. what a difference an election makes. president obama, of course, he won the nomination. clinton won his confidence. and now the president has not
. >>> it's one of the key issues president obama wants to tackle in his second term, immigration reform. now it seems the president may be getting a little help from a group of bipartisan senators who will unveil their immigration proposal today. here's how one of those senators, new jersey democrat robert menendez, summed up the likelihood the legislation will pass. >> first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, lat sin no voters pet it. third, the democrats want it. fourth, the republicans need it. >> joining me now is congressman steve israel of new york, chairman of the democratic congressional campaign committee. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> is menendez right? >> yes, he is right. and, look, we now have two of the three elms necessary to pass immigration reform. you've got a bipartisan group of senators, on the left and the right, who support immigration reform and will unveil their plan. you've got the president of the united states who will unveil his plan in las vegas tomorrow. now all we need are house republicans to come to the table and agree
this morning toward immigration reform. a bipartisan group from the house is working on legislation similar to proposals by senate negotiators and president obama. the groundbreaking measure could be unveiled within days. president obama says he would like the whole process wrapped up in six months. >> it has been too long since we reformed the system. and we are starting to see a bipartisan consensus build around this. >> florida republican lawmaker mario diaz-ballard said he felt a huge sea change on the issue from both parties. certainly -- we talked about this all week, changing demographics in the country made this possible. they're going to get something done. certainly see action more easily and quickly on this than you will on gun control. that's for sure. >> of course, because it's the latino voting bloc. everyone came out in droves. if you are the republican party you have got to be concerned about that. you have to somehow change your message to attract that group of voters. the message before the election was, you know, let's shore up our borders. let's not worry about, immigrat
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to reduce pilot fatigue. >> president obama said there is progress on capitol hill to tackle the complicated issue of immigration ryeñ4?q forms -- reforms. >> yesterday, a bipartisan group of senators announced their principals fr comprehensive immigration reform chr in line with principals i've campaigned on. >> the president made the comments in front of a large rally in las vegas this morning. he says is he seeking to win for change that's will give estimated 11 million illegal immigrants a chance at becoming american citizens. >> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing says he has big plans. a 26-year-old wheeled himself into a news conference today at johns hopkins hospital. he's the first recent series member to survive the loss. he showed off his new arms today with the surgeons. the surge heens were stand big his side. >> i used to love to drive. it was a lot of fun for me. i am looking forward to becoming an athlete again. one goal is to enter a marathon. >> he received the transplants and bone marrow. it's a message shown to redus td the need for antirejection dru
, next day, insane and evil. >> 10 bills have been introduced in california. >> president obama laid out plans today to get americans 11 million undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship. he held a rally in las vegas to call attention to his reform package. and says there is support to act on the proposal to allow those entering illegal a shot at becoming citizens. >> process it's clouds passing a background keck, paying taxes, a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line. behind all folks who are trying to come here legally. >> this declaration was received warmly by immigration rights activists who have been waiting for the obama administration to take action n on the issue. the november election may have been key to moving forward. hispanics supported the president by a two to one margin. >> want to continue being part of the political process and want to win the white house back they need to make changes in terms of their agenda. >> republicans insist tighter border security must happen before movement on citizenship. >> coming up next, a sea change. >>
is irresponsible behavior threatens the u.s. economy. in his weekly radio an internet address, obama appraises mary jo white and richard portray. the pair have been appointed to head the securities and exchange commission and a consumer financial protection york. the president says that white will help reform wall street, while corn drake will be a champion for american consumers. >> meanwhile, and the republican address, south dakota senator john ashton says that the senate must pass a budget that addresses out of control spending to startstave off a another credit rating downgrade. >> let's take a live look outside at the san mateo bridge. your temperatures are not to chilly we are at 46 degrees in santa rosa. there is low 50's in richmond and vallejo. it is 50 degrees right now in fairfield. most of the moisture will not push into our area. we will track it for you. drop the week can most of us will stanything thate light. it will not be a wash out. the system will be affected us by the court down perry e thol down. mid-50sn leandro as well as for downtown san francisco. the north bay will have
with that strategy or you think there is something to it? >> i don't think we've seen any indication president obama plans on not governing for the first two years of the administration. i think the ideas we saw come out, talk about gun violence prevention, comprehensive immigration reform, climate control, these are things that the american people want. we've been talking about for the last --. bill: but you don't even know if that can pass through even the democratic senate. >> right. >> no, sure but these are the issues we need to be talking about and we ned everyone at the table. these ideas have traditionally come, we found compromises from both parties and we do need to be able to come back to those again. it is unfortunate the last congress speaker boehner had his hands tied by very extreme parties of his party. i had real hopes that speaker boehner would be able to come back to the table and i actually still think he would be able to. bill: three days in, here we are, we are 72 hours warm. got to run, monica, quick last word. >> i could see why the left think ideas of limited government, fis
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